First Call for 2019 State Convention Presentation Proposals

Heather Chewning, President News & Events, President's Message, Public Relations, State Convention

Submit Your Proposal Today! 2019 Arizona State Convention November 21 and 22  •  Phoenix Convention Center – West Building Arizona Health and Physical Education is requesting presentation proposals for the 2019 Arizona State Convention.  We are currently seeking proposals on a wide range of topics within these categories:      Adapted Physical Education Advocacy Coaching Dance Fitness and Conditioning Health Education Higher …

First Founder’s Award Recipient, Patti Mitchell

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, State Convention

Congratulations to Patti Mitchell of the Washington Elementary School District for being the first ever recipient of the Ina Gittings Founder’s Award. This honor is given to a teacher that has taught for 25 years or more and is still making a difference.  Long before Title IX, Ina E. Gittings (1885-1966) became the first university director of Women’s Physical Education and …

Arizona Health and Physical Education Innovation Award

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, State Convention

Congratulations to Paige Levy of the Kyrene School District for receiving the very first Arizona Health and Physical Education Innovation Award. This award was created to recognize Health, Physical  Education or Dance teachers that are using technology, techniques, public relations and the latest fitness trends to inspire all children to develop a lifelong love for exercise.  Over a three year period, …

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2018 Teacher of the Year Announcements

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, State Convention

Congratulations to the following Health and Physical Education Teachers for being named 2018 Teachers of the Year. Please join us at the State Convention, Wednesday, October 24 – 25 at the Phoenix Convention Center to honor these individuals and to thank them for their service to our profession. Arizona Health and Physical Education will present the Teacher of the Year …

One Day DANCEPL3Y Teacher Training.

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, State Convention

One Day DANCEPL3Y Teacher Training. Teaching dance in PE doesn’t have to be stressful! Simplify and make dance unit design fun with Teaching Dance for Understanding: a new pedagogical approach for dance education that shakes things up! Forget 5-6-7-8 or complicated choreography. In this session, you’ll experience the 6 Phases of the TDfU framework and discover physically-active lessons with dance moves …

2018 All Convention Social at the State Convention

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Advocacy, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, State Convention

When registering for the State Convention, please remember to also register for the 2018 All Convention Social. This year’s social will be held at The Park, located at 3 S 2nd St #114, Phoenix, AZ 85004. Join us from 5 pm – 8 pm on Wednesday, October 24th for a chance to network with other professionals in a great atmosphere. There …

2018 State Convention Schedule

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, State Convention

Our State Convention is quickly approaching. Our Convention Team has been hard at work bringing you some of the best speakers and sessions from all over the country and world. The schedule is completely full with 51 sessions! We are again using the Sched website for our digital program. You can access the schedule either by phone or computer and …

2018 Future Professionals Lunch

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Future Professionals, Membership, News & Events, State Convention

Arizona Health and Physical Education will host the 2018 Future Professionals Free Lunch on Thursday, October 25th. This year’s event will take place from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 P.M. at the Hard Rock Cafe, located at  3 South 2nd St #117, Phoenix, AZ 85004. Students wishing to attend must be Current Members and must be Registered and Attending the 2018 Arizona …

Nominations for all 2018 Awards are due September 1st

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, State Convention

2018 Awards Eligibility Requirements Educators who meet the eligibility requirements and exemplify the criteria for these awards may apply or be nominated by a colleague. A “teacher” is an individual whose primary teaching responsibility is in Health, Physical Education, Dance or Administration. Additional requirements include: Current membership in Arizona Health and Physical Education Holds a current certification as a teacher. …